São Paulo Economy Thrives after Billboards Bann ed
- Business owners moaned, but were wrong as usual, as São Paulo's
economy thrives in the years after billboards and other "visual
blight" advertising are banned. HP official notes they had "had never
considered how inefficient billboards and the like were until they
Same with pandering to cars vs. emphasizing bikes, transit, &
walking: businesses oppose changes reflexively, but become
enthusiastic when they see the results of reducing car dependence.